On sale today in all good bookshops is Marvel Universe: An Atlas of Marvel by Ned Hartley, illustrated by Jensine Eckwall.
Journey through the entire Marvel universe in this comprehensive book of official Marvel maps!
Published by Studio Press, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, the 96-page, this fully illustrated collection offers detailed Marvel maps that begins in New York before moving out to America, planet Earth, the solar system and the entire universe.
With recognisable buildings from the Marvel comics located in situ, detailed buildings, such as the Avengers Mansion and the Xavier Institute, and zoom-ins to scenes from the comics, this comprehensive book maps out the whole Marvel universe.
The biggest Marvel characters are put under the spotlight: see all of Spider-Man’s costumes, the whole X-Men line-up, the history of Black Widow, the different incarnations of Hulk and much more besides.
Marvel Universe is the ultimate book for all fans of this unique universe, young and old.
Ned Hartley is a writer and editor of many books for children, including Marvel Museum, The Ladybird Big Book of Dead Things, Albert Einstein: A Graphic History, Paperscapes: The Jungle Book and a small fleet of Star Wars annuals.
Ned also writes “Bananaman” for the Beano comic, and was a contributor to the recently-released Monster Fun special. He lives in London with his wife and two children, and is still amazed that you can make a living by knowing far too much about comic books. He has not been bitten by anything radioactive. Yet.
Jensine (pronounced JEN-sen) Eckwall is based in New York City, where she lives with her partner and two dogs. There, she graduated from the School of Visual Arts. Jensine’s work appear in books for both children and adults, and she works in ink, gouache, animation and with digital tools. Her interests and influences include folk art, horror movies, electronic music and psychology.
Her work has been recognised by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, International Motion Art Awards, Spectrum Fantastic Art, 3×3 and the Chesley Awards.
Studio Press is inspired by our ever-changing world and caters to all ages, from pre-school to adult. It captures current trends in pop culture including social media, gaming, film and TV, as well as creating books that tap into important issues such as mental health and the environment. With a diverse range of formats including fiction, non-fiction, picture books, gift, humour and activity, Studio Press is home to many high-profile authors including Rochelle Humes and Prof. Steve Peters, and is the publishing partner to major brands including Disney, Marvel and Beano.
• Marvel Universe: An Atlas of Marvel: Key locations, epic maps and hero profiles is on sale from today | ISBN 978-1787416383 | Buy it from AmazonUK (Affiliate Link, help support downthetubes)
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.